ACL Consultancy Solutions Ltd

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Projects 3


Full organisational review of the Riverside Arts Centre including audit and recommendations on the supporting services (education programme, marketing, café and catering, workrooms / studios, hires and lets) as well as on dedicated arts spaces (performing and visual), revenue streams and governance and management (including staffing structure). We were asked to identify and (where necessary) redefine the key roles within the organisation including paid staff, volunteers, board members and outside programmers. We examined the potential for and advised on a more streamlined governance structure for the organisation. The proposals were all accepted.


(2011- 2012)

Successful Catalyst funding application for Carousel; creation of impact and quality measurement evaluative frameworks for Carousel; organisational options appraisal for Arts Council England North West concerning the DiGM and MDI dance organisations in Manchester and Liverpool respectively; business and marketing plans for China Cruise Marketing (part of The Cruise Line Ltd).


(2010 - 2011) 

Procurement consultant for Trowbridge Town Council’s new Civic Centre (arts and cultural events); mentor to General Manager, Carousel Arts; arts curriculum review for West Thames College; business development and growth consultant for trauma therapy specialists; bid-writing associate for the Windsor Group of Colleges; employer engagement support for Brockenhurst College; marketing consultancy for The Cruise Line Ltd; organisational development (review of Work-Based Learning division) at Great Yarmouth College.    


(2009 - 2010) 

Project Manager for Quality South East’s Training Quality Standard support programme – commissioning, contracting, product design, workshop and support material development and delivery to support key organisational change and more effective commercial practice and employer engagement revenue streams. Web development project managed end-to-end and completed on time and within budget. Clients were national FE Colleges, Independent Training Providers and Government Agencies.


(2008 - 2009)

For Creative Partnerships, development of toolkit to support arts and education project partners in work related learning projects; 5 year strategic and business plan for Carousel Arts;  Creative Partnerships evaluation for CAMERA project (new creative and media diplomas); Youth Arts Café feasibility study for Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council; evaluation of Gravity project for West Sussex County Council; Consultant (subcontractor) for KPMG and LSN (the former Learning and Skills Network) on the World Class Skills Programme: working with private training providers, HE and FE in the South East, Midlands and North East. Bespoke training materials, workshops and development activities


(2007 - 2008) 

Alliance Medical Limited BUPA procurement (all sites accredited); South Hook LNG recruitment procurement; restructure/organisational development for Dubai Department of Commerce and Tourism Marketing


(2006 - 2007) 

Cultural Quarter development, North Devon District Council; youth drama development project evaluation for West Sussex County Council; arts residency evaluation for Bognor Regis Community College; services reorganisation, Woodley Town Council; OD review and restructure for UK and Eire offices of the Dubai Department for Commerce and Tourism; assessments for Action for Business Colleges, Quality South East; procurement process consultant, Alliance Medical Limited; Customer feedback facilitator, Lancaster Landmark Hotels






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